Entries for 'Rochester Adams'

D1 Preview: Title Hopefuls Begin Chase

D1 Preview: Title Hopefuls Begin Chase
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Two of this weekend’s Division 1 hockey semifinalists will be playing in this late round for the first time. Three of four teams left in the bracket are seeking their first MHSAA Finals championship on the ice. And then there’s Detroit Catholic Central, top...
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Stoney Creek Finishes Climb with Sweep

Stoney Creek Finishes Climb with Sweep
Friday, March 1, 2019
Back in January, it didn’t look like this would be the breakthrough year for Rochester Hills Stoney Creek competitive cheer. But the Cougars hit their stride at just the right time, overcoming a second-place conference finish by winning MHSAA District and Regiona...
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D1 Preview: Opportunities Abound

D1 Preview: Opportunities Abound
Friday, March 1, 2019
A year ago, Sterling Heights Stevenson won its first MHSAA Finals in competitive cheer. Five more Division 1 teams will look to do the same at Friday’s Division 1 championship meet at the Grand Rapids Delta Plex. But the past champs will provide plenty of competi...
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Title Awards Adams' Sustained Success

Title Awards Adams' Sustained Success
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The Rochester Adams girls swimming & diving program had known plenty of success before this season. On Nov. 17 at nearby Oakland University, the MHSAA/Applebee's "Team of the Month" for November finished the climb by earning the first MHSAA Finals championship in t...
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'Outside Shot' Becomes Adams' Historic Win

'Outside Shot' Becomes Adams' Historic Win
Saturday, November 17, 2018
In his more than two decades as the face of the Rochester Adams swimming & diving program, Tim Hickey has seen his share of great swimmers in his school’s pool, including former Olympian Peter Vanderkaay.  But Vanderkaay and those other standout swimmers...
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Preview: Success Stories Soon to Be Told

Preview: Success Stories Soon to Be Told
Thursday, November 15, 2018
This season’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals all have fascinating storylines – and all three are vastly different entering the weekend. In Division 1, in what might be a first, every individual champion is back from 2017 – and last...
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Preview: Winning Streaks Challenged

Preview: Winning Streaks Challenged
Thursday, March 8, 2018
A handful or reigning champions have dominated Lower Peninsula boys swimming & diving these last few seasons – but that could end this weekend. Two of three are not considered the favorites entering this weekend’s Finals, and it’s not hard to see ...
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Stevenson Returns, Leaves as D1 Champion

Stevenson Returns, Leaves as D1 Champion
Friday, March 2, 2018
Sterling Heights Stevenson competitive cheer coach Brianna Verdoodt clutched the hardware in her hands as tightly as she could. “I’m sleeping with this tonight,” Verdoodt declared after her team made school history Friday at the MHSAA Division 1 Final...
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Preview: Historic Opportunities Await

Preview: Historic Opportunities Await
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
It’s easy to name some of the powers that have dominated Michigan competitive cheer over the years – and most of them will return to the MHSAA Finals this weekend in Grand Rapids. But two of this year's title favorites are among 21 seeking to win a champion...
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Pioneers' Title 21 Comes with EGR 1st

Pioneers' Title 21 Comes with EGR 1st
Saturday, November 18, 2017
During his career as head coach of the East Grand Rapids girls swimming & diving team, Butch Briggs has led the Pioneers to 21 MHSAA Finals championships.  Briggs and his Pioneers brought home number 21 from the Holland Aquatic Center on Saturday, and it happe...
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Preview: Anticipating a Few New Orders

Preview: Anticipating a Few New Orders
Thursday, November 16, 2017
A change in division by one state power could change things up significantly at two of this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals. Regular favorites are expected to contend again in Division 1 after Rockford emerged to claim its first title...
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#TBT: Legends Made at 1997 LP Finals

#TBT: Legends Made at 1997 LP Finals
Thursday, August 10, 2017
MHSAA Lower Peninsula Finals race day in 1997 looks a little gray as the Class B participants are taking their first strides above.  But it turned out to carry plenty of significance in the four-decade history of Michigan girls cross country. 
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D1 Preview: Rochester Leads the Charge

D1 Preview: Rochester Leads the Charge
Friday, March 3, 2017
There’s a clear wall to climb for teams hoping to break into contention at the MHSAA Division 1 Competitive Cheer Finals. Reigning champion Rochester and 2016 runner-up Grandville have combined to win six titles and finish second six times over the last decade &n...
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Preview: 3 Champs Look for 3rd Straight

Preview: 3 Champs Look for 3rd Straight
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Birmingham Brother Rice, Birmingham Seaholm and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood all are seeking their third straight Lower Peninsula boys swimming and diving championships this weekend. But only two are favored to add another title – and both favorites are f...
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Preview: Welcome, Next Wave of Champs

Preview: Welcome, Next Wave of Champs
Thursday, November 19, 2015
A lot has changed in MHSAA girls swimming and diving since Lower Peninsula Finals weekend a year ago.  But changes bring opportunities, and there are plenty of candidates hoping to become the next wave of champions at three meets that begin Friday and conclude Sat...
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Final Relay Win Gives Marian Team Title

Final Relay Win Gives Marian Team Title
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Heading into this year’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Girls Swimming and Diving Finals, Bloomfield Hills Marian coach William Thompson expected a wide-open battle. He also expected the title to be decided in the final race.
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Highlight Reel: 2014 Boys Soccer Finals

Highlight Reel: 2014 Boys Soccer Finals
Saturday, November 1, 2014
The 2014 MHSAA boys soccer season came to an end Saturday with four championship games, all broadcast live on MHSAA.tv. Click below for links to highlights from all four Finals and to watch the games in full, on demand.
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Canton Caps Fall as Undefeated Champion

Canton Caps Fall as Undefeated Champion
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Three years ago, Jason Ren watched his older brother Brian help Canton High School win the MHSAA Division 1 boys soccer championship. Ren wanted the same feeling that his brother experienced. Saturday afternoon at Brighton High School, Ren got the same feeling and mor...
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Preview: Time to Take the Final Step

Preview: Time to Take the Final Step
Friday, October 31, 2014
Half of this season’s boys soccer finalists have never won an MHSAA championship. But they’re surely looking forward to another opportunity after just-misses in the past.
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Paying Tribute with Diamond Donation

Paying Tribute with Diamond Donation
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Rochester Adams and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood baseball players and coaches both had loved ones on their minds when they took the field at Comerica Park earlier this month. Read on to find out why, plus learn about the leading scorer in MHSAA girls soccer his...
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